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Ancient Mesopotamia -"There were giants in the earth in those days - and also afterward - when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and they bore children to them: these are the heroes of old, men of renown" (Gen 6, 4);

Ancient Mesopotamia -"There were giants in the earth in those days - and also afterward - when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and they bore children to them: these are the heroes of old, men of renown" (Gen 6, 4);

8 Most Extreme Cultural Body Modifications (body modification, extreme body modification) - ODDEE

8 Most Extreme Cultural Body Modifications (body modification, extreme body modification) - ODDEE

Relief panel  Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 883–859 B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Gypsum alabaster

Relief panel Period: Neo-Assyrian Date: ca. 883–859 B.C. Geography: Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu) Culture: Assyrian Medium: Gypsum alabaster

Assyrian patterns - decorative ornament. Ancient Egyptian and Assyrian Dye Colours

Assyrian patterns - decorative ornament. Ancient Egyptian and Assyrian Dye Colours

Gold Amulet of Lama Old Babylonian (c.2000-1750 BC) This amulet is a representation of the Babylonian goddess Lama wearing a four horned headdress. She holds her hands up pleading on the behalf of the person who dedicated this object in a temple or shrine. She wears a heavy necklace and a special “flounced” garment. Her figure also appears on Mesopotamian cylinder seals. (Source: The British Museum)

Gold Amulet of Lama Old Babylonian (c.2000-1750 BC) This amulet is a representation of the Babylonian goddess Lama wearing a four horned headdress. She holds her hands up pleading on the behalf of the person who dedicated this object in a temple or shrine. She wears a heavy necklace and a special “flounced” garment. Her figure also appears on Mesopotamian cylinder seals. (Source: The British Museum)

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